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Posted 2024-02-20 08:21:17  
Riyadh Bound for Venniker and Mom

Rachel Venniker was spotted at Doha's Hamad International Airport on her way to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The only female jockey in South Africa has been recognized on the world stage for her talents and joins 6 other female riders along with 7 male counterparts who are compete in the International Jockey Challenge at King Abdulaziz Racecourse on Friday in 4 competing races. This forms part of the dual festival of racing headlined by the Saudi Cup, the world's richest race, on Saturday evening.

The thrilled Venniker and an equally beaming mom, were excited by the trip and had a pleasurable journey so far with the last leg to come. She is expected to arrive mid morning in Riyadh.

Being her first International journey of any kind, it's some start and the Saudi hospitality will no doubt stun Venniker.

Venniker, known, for a her friendly personality, gets its from her mom who was happy to have a chat while Rachel was scanning the stunning airport facilities.

We will be following Venniker during her time in Saudi.


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